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this is deja vu news live from berlin clashes erupt in bucharest this ex-pats romanians return home to demand of the government resign saying they were forced out of their own country by corruption police use rubber bullets and tear gas against the demonstrators injuring hundreds we'll go live to the romanian capital also coming up turkey's currency is in freefall as trade tensions mount between washington and ankara the euro plunges to record lows after donald trump ramps up
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tariffs the turkish president heir to one says his country would emerge victorious in an economic war. plus taking charge of one of germany's most storied soccer clubs but can do stand for overturned barossa dortmund to the top of the bundesliga . thanks for joining us i'm marian i haven't seen. hundreds of people have been injured in clashes between police and anti-government protesters in romania tens of thousands rallied in the capital bucharest and in other cities to demand the resignation of the government they blame the ruling social democrats for endemic corruption and low wages thousands of furious romanian ex-pats also joined the protesters ranks they say corruption and poor financial prospects forced them to
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leave their country. are not violence in the romanian capital. leaving hundreds injured. bull tourist police fired water cannon and tear gas at protesters after some tried to force their way through to government buildings. it had started as a peaceful day of demonstrations the crowd swelled by thousands of romanian ex-pats . they'd return to voice and what they say has forced them to leave the country low wages a lack of opportunity and above all government corruption. but what i'd like to change first the corrupted leaders in romania then the living standard a decent one. right age and it was one of them is that the government must grant us the possibility to be a normal country i came from bilbao in spain just for this protest of romanians
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living abroad we're fed up we must be united victory for romania and the many other . protesters are demanding that the ruling social democratic party resign and call early elections earlier this year government attempts to wind back anti corruption laws sparked outrage inside the country now romania's powerful diaspora is joining the fight around four million romanians work abroad that's around a fifth of the population many are now hoping to force change in one of europe's most corruption plagued countries. well for the latest from the remaining capital bucharest we're joined now by journalist diana. said and we can see behind you that a number of protesters are back on the streets following last night's violence what's happening where you are. that's right my rehab and people are gathering and they have announced that they will stage a major progress tonight in response to what happened that night and you can see
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her drivers are supporting the people and there's a massive there's enormous enormous popular support the protests that we are expecting major major protests tonight people said that they are not afraid of what has happened because they are comparing the bands on friday evening what happened in one thousand nine hundred ninety when the communist regime was toppled in bucharest in a bloody revolution all right so protesters responding to last night's violence by taking to the streets again but what about the authorities what's been their reaction to what took place last night. why out of the on the a reaction we had was former president. who had to statesman and. then the violence the excessive use of force he has also called for a dance turn in general so he investigates on the special forces and to determine
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who is right in the process the base of the crowd oh so special forces had a press conference. that yes the fourth wasn't. and they. asked people not to bring their children tonight the process because they're expecting more violence. over meaning it is considered to be one of the most corrupt countries in europe which of protesters want done to tackle this problem. right there is there is a. serious business social democrat party by the way nobody about their money has had any kind of prime minister he's on vacation here meaning. they are not the leader of the democratic party the people want the resignation of the government the people want the protesters wants early elections and they are hoping
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for a new political force that might lurch from the center right there's a center right party a new center right party established by former prime minister dutch on cellos was the e.u. commissioner so. they are expecting top of the government. well among the protesters if we as we've been reporting are tens of thousands of ex-pats romanians who live abroad. but just how much pressure can ex-pats put on the romanian government well actually there is a lot of pressure first of all as well if it does because it was the vote so. between for me and six million people working to be in abroad that has brought to pollard the last super fast two presidents we too were sent to rights not not from the social democratic party and we remain that we have presidential elections next
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year and secondly they are a vibrant force of the economy because they are in the past ten years they have. seen to their remaining an economy over thirty billion euros all right diana reporting from bucharest thank you very much. now u.s. president donald trump has stepped up his pressure on turkey with new tariffs sending that country's currency into freefall washington is doubling tariffs on turkish steel and aluminum imports apparently over anchor's arrest of an american pastor on terrorism charges the mirrors nosedive saw in european markets tumble president threat of type of air to want is calling it an economic war and he promises turkey will emerge victorious. president airtel on try to reassure a nervous public saying his government had the situation under control he promised
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turkey would ward off what he called an attack from abroad and called for a new national struggle. going on if anyone has dollars euros or gold under their pillows they should go exchange it for turkish lira is it our banks this is a national domestic battle this will be my people's response to those who have waged an economic war against us. president trying to impose sanctions on turkey because of its refusal to allow an american pastor andrew brunson to return to the u.s. try and strengthen the sanctions in a twitter announcement which adds insult to injury in turkey's growing economic crisis. turkey accuses brunson of espionage and terrorist activity despite sustained economic growth the lira has lost more than a third of its value the turkish population is bearing the brunt. of course we're frayed our income has less words and prices are rising for food too that's worrying . the turkish finance minister promised state influence on the central bank would
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be diminished in a bid to win back investor confidence but it's unclear whether this will have a calming effect on the markets. now to some of the other stories making news around the world police in the united states say a suicidal airline employee stole a passenger plane and then crashed it into an island near seattle two army jets pursue the plane but they were unable to stop it from coming down there were no passengers on board the aircraft when it crashed and sparked a fire a california jury has found chemical giant monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who allege the company's the week killers gave him cancer the jury ordered the company to pay the man two hundred eighty nine million dollars in damages on santo a unit of german chemical giant buyer faces thousands of similar lawsuits across the united states. three palestinians have been killed and dozens injured by
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israeli gunfire and during protests along the gaza border a volunteer medic treating demonstrators was reportedly among the dead the israeli military said rioters hurled stones explosives and fire bombs. elsewhere a truce on the use of missiles of the air strikes are agreed by hamas and israel late on thursday appear to be holding. the united nations is raising the alarm over the growing migration crisis around venezuela neighboring countries are calling it a humanitarian emergency with thousands trying to cross daily brazil has reopened its northwest border after a judge ordered it closed other venezuelans have chosen to cross into colombia up into the heights of the andes and into ecuador it's a day's long journey across thousands of kilometers in search of a fresh start. they come with hope and what little they can
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carry. only to find this a long wait in the cold with other desperate venezuelans trying to cross from colombia into ecuador the numbers are overwhelming the u.n. says more than half a million venezuelans have fled to ecuador this year. volunteers help how they can phones for a call home to loved ones left behind as venezuela spirals downward or they might be facing the most difficult of all has been leaving our families our children our wives what more can i say it's a tough blow me to. a recent surge of venezuelan arrivals up to forty five hundred daily as the kito to declare a state of emergency. to jump fueled by fears the border will close if colombia's new right wing president decides to get tough on migration
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. here in brazil another exodus of venezuelans that has locals wringing their hands now hundreds have been turning up daily many without money sleeping rough. i'm hoping to spend all my life here in brazil i mean not to be here out on the street to find a place to live look after my family i mean for me. i judge this week in the northern province did order the border with that as we look closed authorities said they're facing a humanitarian crisis and can't handle the numbers the ruling has since been overturned. the u.n. has set up a base here to help process fleeing venezuelans and they keep coming as their home unfolds further into an economic tailspin. sports news now and at the european athletics championships here in berlin germany is kristin who song claimed
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a new championship record on her way to winning the javelin competition song set a mark of sixty seven point nine meters with her first throw the final that was a massive six meters more than her nearest challenger of the songs victory completed a german javelin double effort tomas a photo success the day before. to the german bundesliga now and a big overhaul of boro dortmund the club went through two coaches last season and lost two of its top players and after just barely qualifying for the champions league it helps that some of its new faces will restore its former glory. the new man at the helm. after a three year hiatus he's back in the bundesliga he had successful stints in berlin and the league's other. dog would have touched him with the newest face lift.
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when we passed each other will say good ball to our teammates and then the coach says yeah it was good but not great it could be better he's such a perfectionist and i think he's just what we need. a favorite fast attacking football none of his boring passing the ball around the key for him is that his team know the basics that's why during pre-season he's often had his side training twice a day considerably more often than peter bush last summer. it's important that i get to know every single player. not just as a person but on the pitch to change that's important and the reason why we've practiced as often as possible sometimes even twice a day to. put. the club of show their ambition by signing acts of it so who had strong performances for belgium at the world cup that has been
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dormant biggest of seven newcomers so far. but for a team in transition it won't be easy to start the season in the fast lane. you're watching news coming to you from berlin we'll be back again at the top of the hour i mean i haven't seen from all of us in the newsroom thanks for watching. my first boss like mosul sewing machine. where i come from women are always by this ocean for. something as simple as learning how to ride a bicycle isn't. since i was a little girl i wanted to have a bicycle off my home but it took me years to going to get there. finally they gave up and went to buy me and my cycles and returns because sewing machine sewing i suppose was more appropriate for goes than writing advice.

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